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2013-08-22 23:28:22

Geoffrey Peckham, CEO of Clarion Safety Systems and longstanding leader in advancing best practices in visual safety communication, interviewed to provide expertise on OSHA’s update to regulations on safety signage. Milford, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 CEO Geoffrey Peckham of the company Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, has been featured in the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) podcast program, “NEMAcast.”...

2013-08-22 23:28:06

Clarion to exhibit new and expanded product line of facility and worksite safety signage, and provide resources to better understand OSHA’s standards update to regulations on workplace safety signs. Milford, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announces its participation in the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Conference to be held August 26 – 28 in Nashville, TN. Clarion...

2013-08-22 16:20:18

AFA Commends OSHA, FAA for Finalizing Cabin Workplace Safety and Health Policy WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today hailed the release of Occupational Safety and Health protections for Flight Attendants working on commercial aircraft. Following AFA's tireless advocacy to improve safety and health standards for Flight Attendants in the workplace, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Occupational Safety...

2013-08-22 12:23:57

CEDAR CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific Corporation's (AMPAC) (NASDAQ(®): APFC) Cedar City, Utah Operations have been selected by the Utah Labor Commission to receive the 2013 Arches Award for Process Safety Management (PSM). The Arches Award recognizes companies that demonstrate leadership and exemplary commitment to safety practices. AMPAC's Cedar City, Utah Operations is home to the Specialty Chemicals segment, which includes the perchlorates, Halotron...

2013-08-14 16:22:02

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today expressed gratitude to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) for the August 12 citations issued to Republic Steel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The union filed a complaint with OSHA earlier this year over safety concerns at the steelmaker's Canton, Ohio, facility. The ensuing inspection resulted in citations for 24 safety violations. "We...

2013-08-13 23:23:41

Illinois OSHA Training Company gives back to the community by participating in meal packing event with the Chamber of Commerce that will feed thousands of homeless. Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Spectrum Training Services, Inc. will participate in the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meal Packing event on August 28th at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel with multiple companies. Volunteers will package over 48,000 meals for distribution to the Northbrook Food...

2013-08-12 12:27:51

EUREKA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su today files a mechanics' lien to recover unpaid wages totaling $247,681 for 31 construction workers employed at the Holiday Inn Express construction project in Eureka from January through May 2013. The investigation was conducted on March 27 by the Labor Commissioner's office and Cal-OSHA as part of a joint enforcement action by California's Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), a...

2013-08-05 23:21:57

OSHA announces their Outreach Training Program to make sure that providers are describing it accurately. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, which oversees the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour training programs has recently updated the Outreach Training Program requirements. In addition to changing some of the rules governing which classes an OSHA-authorized instructor can teach and how exceptions to training rules can be approved, the...

2013-08-05 12:23:40

CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Statement is Attributable to: Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM, President, American Society of Safety Engineers "The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) applauds and supports President Obama's Executive Order to improve federal agency coordination of this nation's chemical facility safety and security oversight. While the causes of each chemical incident are unique and require careful investigation to help ensure...

2013-07-31 23:03:09

OSHA has recently levied heavy fines against companies who have let their safety standards slip over the past few years. Avoid needless costs by updating tags with Stonehouse Signs. Arvada, CO (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Operational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has brought fines of over $1 million over the past two months to companies after finding various safety violations. OSHA's mission is to "assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by...